South African comedian Trevor Noah has made history by winning an Emmy award in the outstanding talk series category for his show, The Daily Show.
Noah is the first African and the first black person to secure an Emmy in this category since its introduction in 2015.
Expressing his excitement, Noah stated,
It’s amazing that I get to be a part of this journey.Trevor
It feels like being part of a winning football team.”
This victory comes after Noah’s sixth nomination, earned in his final season hosting The Daily Show.
Despite shocking fans with his departure announcement in September 2022 after seven years, the search for his replacement is still ongoing.